Lewis Warsh

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Lewis Warsh (born in 1944 in the Bronx, New York), is co-founder, with Anne Waldman, of Angel Hair Magazine and Books, and co-editor, with Bernadette Mayer, of United Artists Magazine and Books. He is the author of over twenty-five books of poetry, fiction and autobiography, most recently Inseparable: Poems 1995-2005 (Granary Books), A Place in the Sun (Spuyten Duyvil), and Alien Abduction (Ugly Duckling Presse). He is director of the MFA program in creative writing at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York.

Publications[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • The Suicide Rates (Toad Press: Eugene, Oregon. 1967)
  • Highjacking (Boke Press: New York, N.Y. 1968)
  • Moving Through Air (Angel Hair Books, 1968)
  • Chicago (with Tom Clark, Angel Hair Books, 1969)
  • Dreaming As One(Corinth Books, 1971)
  • Long Distance (Ferry Press, 1972)
  • Immediate Surrounding (Other Books, 1974)
  • Today (Adventures In Poetry, 1974)
  • Blue Heaven (The Kulchur Foundation, 1978)
  • Hives (United Artists Books, 1979)
  • Methods of Birth Control (Sun & Moon Books, 1983)
  • The Corset (In Camera Books, 1987)
  • Information From the Surface of Venus (United Artists, 1987)
  • Avenue of Escape (Long News Books, 1995)
  • Private Agenda (with Pamela Lawton, Hornswoggle Press, 1996)
  • The Origin of the World (Creative Arts, 2001)
  • Debtor's Prison (with Julie Harrison, Granary, 2001)
  • Reported Missing (United Artists, 2003)
  • The Flea Market in Kiel (A Rest Books, 2006)
  • Flight Test (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2006)
  • Inseparable: Poems 1995-2005 (Granary, 2008)

Fiction[edit]

  • AGNES & SALLY (The Fiction Collective, 1984)
  • A FREE MAN (Sun & Moon, 1991)
  • MONEY UNDER THE TABLE (Trip Street Press, 1997)
  • TOUCH OF THE WHIP (Singing Horse, 2001)
  • TED’S FAVORITE SKIRT (Spuyten Duyvil, 2002)
  • A PLACE IN THE SUN (Spuyten Duyvil, 2010)

Autobiography[edit]

  • PART OF MY HISTORY (Coach House Press, 1972)
  • THE MAHARAJHA’S SON (Angel Hair Books, 1977)
  • BUSTIN’S ISLAND ‘68 (Granary Books, 1996)

Translation[edit]

  • NIGHT OF LOVELESS NIGHTS by Robert Desnos (Ant’s Forefoot Books, 1973)

Editor[edit]

  • THE ANGEL HAIR ANTHOLOGY (with Anne Waldman; Granary Books, 2001)

Anthologies[edit]

  • THE YOUNG AMERICAN POETS (Follette, 1967)
  • THE YOUNG AMERICAN WRITERS (Funk & Wagnalls, 1968)
  • THE WORLD ANTHOLOGY (Bobbs-Merrill, 1969)
  • ANOTHER WORLD (Bobbs-Merrill, 1971)
  • ON THE MESA (City Lights, 1972)
  • I SING THE BODY ELECTRIC (William Morrow, 1978)
  • DIAMONDS (Doubleday, 1981)
  • THE POET EXPOSED (Aperture, 1986)
  • UP LATE: AMERICAN POETRY SINCE 1970 (4 Walls, 8 Windows, 1987)
  • BROADWAY: AN ANTHOLOGY OF POETS & PAINTERS (Hanging Loose, 1988)
  • NICE TO SEE YOU (Coffee House, 1990)
  • OUT OF THIS WORLD (Crown, 1991)
  • THE UNMADE BED (Harper Collins, 1991)
  • FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CENTURY (Sun & Moon, 1994)
  • AMERICAN POETS SAY GOODBYE TO THE 20TH CENTURY (4 Walls, 8 Windows, 1996)
  • PRIMARY TROUBLE (Talisman Books, 1996)
  • 2000 AND WHAT? (Trip Street Press, 1996)
  • BEST AMERICAN POETRY 1997 (Scribners)
  • A SECRET LOCATION ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE (Granary Books/The New York Public Library, 1998)
  • THE NEW GENERATION: POEMS FROM CHINA TODAY (Hanging Loose, 1999)
  • THE KGB ANTHOL0GY (Morrow, 1999)
  • THE BODY ELECTRIC (Norton, 1999)
  • HERE LIES (Trip Street Press, 2000)
  • THE BLIND SEE ONLY THE BLIND (Granary, 2000)
  • TEACHERS & WRITERS GUIDE TO CLASSIC AMERICAN LITERATURE (Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 2001)
  • POETRY AFTER 9/11 (Melville House, 2002)
  • BEST AMERICAN POETRY (Scribners, 2002)
  • BEST AMERICAN POETRY (Scribners, 2003)
  • THE BROOKLYN RAIL FICTION ANTHOLOGY (Hanging Loose, 2006)
  • NINETEEN LINES: A DRAWING CENTER ANTHOLOGY (The Drawing Center/Roof, 2007)
  • GERTRUDE STEIN AWARDS FOR INNOVATIVE AMERICAN POETRY (Green Integer, 2008)

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